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Other Topics: General Cancer Information | Cancer Genetics | Cancer Treatment | Childhood Cancer | Coping With Cancer and Its Treatment


Breast Cancers

(Jump to: Female Breast Cancer | Male Breast Cancer )

Organization
breastcancer.org


Female Breast Cancer

(Jump to: General Information | Genetics | Prevention | Risk Factors | Screening & Testing | Specific Forms | Treatment )

General Information
What You Need To Know About™ Breast Cancer (National Cancer Institute)
Breast Cancer (American Cancer Society)
Cancer.Net Guide to Breast Cancer (ASCO)
Breast Cancer Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment (UpToDate Patient Information)
Breast Cancer (MedlinePlus)


Specific Forms of Breast Cancer
Overview
Types of Breast Cancer:Mayo Clinic
Advanced Breast Cancer
Recurrent and Metastatic Breast Cancer:breastcancer.org
Non-Invasive Breast Cancer
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS):Northern California Cancer Center
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS):Cancer Backup
Invasive Breast Cancer
IDC – Invasive Ductal Carcinoma:breastcancer.org
ILC – Invasive Lobular Carcinoma:breastcancer.org
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Inflammatory Breast Cancer:NCI
Inflammatory Breast Cancer:Mayo Clinic
Cancer.Net Guide to Breast, Inflammatory Cancer:ASCO
Locally Advanced and Inflammatory Breast Cancer:UpToDate Patient Information
Metaplastic Breast Cancer
Cancer.Net Guide to Breast, Metaplastic Cancer:ASCO
Paget's Disease of the Breast
See Other Cancers, Paget's Disease


Breast Cancer Genetics
Breast Cancer Genetics
Cancer.Net: The Genetics of Breast Cancer:ASCO
Learning About Breast Cancer:National Human Genome Research Institute
Breast Cancer:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genetics
Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer (PDQ®):NCI
Cancer.Net Guide to Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer:ASCO
BRCA1 and BRCA2 Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer:GeneReviews
Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer:UpToDate Patient Information


Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Factors that Modify Breast Cancer Risk in Women:UpToDate Patient Information
See also Women's Health, Hormone Therapy


Breast Cancer Prevention
Life Style vs. Breast Cancer:ACS
Breast Cancer: Prevention, Genetics, Causes:NCI
Chemoprevention: Drugs That Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk:Mayo Clinic
Medications for the Prevention of Breast Cancer:UpToDate Patient Information
Prophylactic Mastectomy, see Women's Health, Breast Surgery


Breast Cancer Screening & Testing
Breast Cancer Screening:UpToDate Patient Information
Screening and Testing:breastcancer.org
Breast Cancer Screening:National Cancer Institute


Breast Cancer Treatment
General Treatment Information
Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Results:NCI
Guidelines for Patients:NCCN
Surgery
Surgery:breastcancer.org
Surgery for Breast Cancer:ACS
Surgical Procedures for Breast Cancer Mastectomy and Breast Conserving Therapy:UpToDate Patient Information
Surgery Choices for Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer:NCI
Breast Cancer Surgery:Stanford Cancer Center
Adjuvant Therapy
Adjuvant Therapy Overviews
Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer: Q & A:NCI
Systemic (or Whole-body) Treatments:breastcancer.org
Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Trastuzumab (Herceptin) for Early Stage Breast Cancer:UpToDate Patient Information
Adjuvant Therapy, Radiation
Radiation Therapy:breastcancer.org
Radiation Therapy:ACS
Partial Breast Irradiation:Stanford Cancer Center
See also Cancer Treatment, Radiation Therapy
Adjuvant Therapy, Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy:breastcancer.org
Chemotherapy:ACS
See also Cancer Treatment, Chemotherapy
Adjuvant Therapy, Hormone Therapy
Hormonal Therapy:breastcancer.org
Hormone Therapy:ACS
See also Cancer Treatment, Hormone Therapy
Adjuvant Therapy, Targeted Therapy
Targeted Therapies:breastcancer.org
Targeted Therapy:ACS
See also Cancer Treatment, Targeted Therapy
Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment
Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer:UpToDate Patient Information


Male Breast Cancer

General Information
Male Breast Cancer:breastcancer.org
Male Breast Cancer:Mayo Clinic
Breast Cancer in Men (Detailed Guide):ACS
Cancer.Net Guide to Breast Cancer, Male:ASCO
Male Breast Cancer:MedlinePlus


Male Breast Cancer Treatment
Treatment of Male Breast Cancer:breastcancer.org
Treating Male Breast Cancer by Stage:ACS
Male Breast Cancer (PDQ®) Treatment:NCI


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